By Paige A. Mitchell, Freelance Writer & Reviewer Mindfulness is all the rage right now, but what does it really mean? We’ve heard of eating mindfully, living mindfully and increasing our ability to be mindful by staying off our phones and maybe even doing some yoga. A good all-purpose definition is that mindfulness is the … Continue reading Creating a Mindful Space at Home
By Laurie Larson We’ve all been sleeping all of our lives; that’s a no brainer. What you may find alarming to learn is that you may be doing it all wrong. There are obvious connections between our sleep and our health. When we lose out on sleep, our health begins to suffer. Chronically skipping out … Continue reading Have You Been Sleeping Incorrectly?
By Aparna Mele Indian food is most popular for its diverse and exotic flavors. The variety of foods, spices and dishes that are native to India makes Indian food one of the most wholesome foods in the world. But lately, Indian food has begun to be categorized as unhealthy because Westernized preparations can be high … Continue reading The Dish on Healthy Indian Food
By Aparna Mele, MD Winter can be harsh and detrimental to your skin, making it dry, itchy, and irritated. Cold, blustery conditions outside can leave your skin feeling raw, while indoor heat from a roaring fire or hot shower zaps moisture from the air and strips your skin of its natural oils. There are however … Continue reading Winterize Your Skin
By Kim Thomas of US Health Corps Digestive problems can wreak havoc on your quality of life. Gastrointestinal issues don’t only leave you uncomfortable, but they also make it difficult to maintain a normal life. After all, it’s hard to be present in a business meeting or social gathering when you’re constantly worried about finding … Continue reading Tips for Healing Digestive Problems Naturally
By Aparna Mele Easy tips for healthy holiday eating With the holidays approaching, we are forever surrounded by food and the ever-present temptations of rich meals and indulgent portions. With so much accessibility to eating, how do you prevent that unpleasant holiday weight gain? The answer is MINDFUL EATING. Mindful eating is defined as the … Continue reading Mindful Eating
Data provided by National Cancer Institute. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women, with about 252,000 cases a year and the second-most deadly claiming 40,000 women annually. One in 8 women will get this horrible disease. The good news is that survival rates are high if … Continue reading Myths About Breast Cancer
By Kim Thomas of US Health Corps Are you looking for some simple ways to improve your overall health? Then you will be happy to know that staying healthy doesn’t have to take a lot of time or effort. Some of the most effective strategies for strength and wellness start with a shift in your … Continue reading 5 Basic Strategies for Boosting Your Health and Wellness
By Freya Oostingh Alzheimer’s and hope are two words you seldom see together. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, “Alzheimer’s is the 6th leading cause of death and the only cause of death among the top 10 that cannot be prevented, cured or even slowed.” It is estimated that by 2050, ONE HALF of adults over … Continue reading Alzheimer’s, New Hope for Prevention and Reversal
By Julia Nickey, Regional Director, Marketing & Communications Penn State Health St. Joseph Did you know there are four critical health numbers that measure your overall health? Blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, and BMI are key indicators of your risk for diabetes and cardiovascular diseases such as heart attack and stroke. Knowing these numbers – … Continue reading Do you know your HEALTH4cast?